- 8:08 am Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
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Going for the kill in Iowa and New Hampshire, Donald Trump has released a new television ad that attacks Ted Cruz on immigration, trying to portray Cruz as someone who has flip flopped on that hot button issue, as Trump looks to put his main GOP challenger on the defensive with just ten days left until the Iowa Caucus.
“Pro Immigration,” is the label on the screen as Trump uses an interview on Fox News where Cruz stumbles for words about how he dealt with a major immigration reform bill several years ago in the Congress.
“Trump will end illegal immigration,” the [More]
- 6:44 am Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
After getting what sounded almost like an endorsement from the head of Liberty University earlier this week, Donald Trump used those remarks from Jerry Falwell Jr. in a new radio ad to bolster his credentials among religious voters, with the Iowa Caucus just ten days away.
“I see a lot of parallels between my father and Donald Trump,” Falwell says, in audio taken directly from his introduction of Trump on Monday of this week.
“He speaks the truth publicly, even if it is uncomfortable for people to hear,” Falwell says.
Here is the ad:
The ad was released at a time when [More]
- 10:21 pm Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
One of the more perplexing questions of the 2016 race for President among Republicans has been the reluctance – and outright refusal – of outside Republican groups and most GOP candidates to run negative ads against Donald Trump.
Instead, a big chunk of money has been directed at Marco Rubio, who has emerged as the next most popular Republican behind Trump and Ted Cruz.
Most of the money going against Rubio has been from allies of another Floridian, former Gov. Jeb Bush, as his Super PAC Right to Rise has been after Rubio with big money.
That has left many conservatives aggravated with [More]
- 7:54 am Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
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While most residents of Washington, D.C. were worrying about a possible blizzard this weekend, a small snow event on Wednesday triggered hours of gridlock on major roads in this region, forcing some commuters to abandon their vehicles, while others struggled to get home well after midnight.
It was no more than one inch of snow – but local governments were caught by surprise, and were unable to treat the roads fast enough to avoid hockey rink conditions that made the DC traffic map look like this at 9 pm last night:
As you might imagine, a number of people were caught up [More]
- 3:40 pm Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
While Republicans battle over who should be their nominee for President, the polls continue to show that Donald Trump enjoys the support of Republicans of all stripes, providing a broad reservoir of support within GOP ranks, unlike most of his party’s opponents.
“Trump continues to draw his support evenly across the ideological spectrum,” reported a new national poll by Monmouth University, which showed Trump in the lead at 36 percent to 17 percent for Ted Cruz and 10 percent for Marco Rubio.
How broad is Trump’s support? Just look at these data points from the Monmouth poll:
+ 35 percent of ‘very [More]